Reference news: Monkeys wreak havoc with crops in Himachal Pradesh The media has recently reported that monkeys have unleashed devastation in Himachal Pradesh. In the last one year, they have caused a loss of Rs. 184.28 crore to the State’s farmers by destroying their crops. A majority of the population in Himachal Pradesh is dependent […]
Backgrounders The “vermins” under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and their culling
In-depth & Opinion
The causes of the Maoist movement in India are structural. Economic, political and cultural dimensions are closely linked. The first is the economic situation which is exploited by Naxalites and their extreme left ideology.On the one hand, India has experienced relatively fast economic growth, on the other hand, this economic growth has been uneven among regions, and has widened the disparity between the rich and the poor.